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Elphinstone Point, Mahabaleshwar

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Enjoy panoramic views of the valley and the surrounding highlands and mountains at Elphinstone Point. Observe the breathtaking scenery from a high spot and bring your camera to capture its beauty via a photograph. Climb down a series of steps well protected by railings which ensures the safety of the visitors. After the climb sit and relax in the area, with fresh air and soothing winds forming a peaceful ambient. Enjoy some buttermilk, sweet corn, and other snacks and refreshments sold at the nearby stalls. Monkeys are playful residents of this attraction, but don’t provoke them and keep your snacks out of their reach. Put Elphinstone Point at the forefront of your travel plans using our Mahabaleshwar tourist route planner.
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Where to stay in Mahabaleshwar

Nestled tight around the center of town, hostels, guesthouses, and basic hotels offer comfortable rooms to bed down in after a long day of adventuring. Farther away from the urban area you can find plusher resorts, with infinity pools, spas, and onsite fine-dining restaurants.
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  • This point is located approx. 4-5 km ahead of old mahabaleshwar town. From parking point you have to negotiate some stairs for 5 min. to reach the point. View from here is mesmerizing. There are savit...  more »
  • amazing view and the place is truly unique and the veiw too is. the only minus poin is the view place which at times gets too over crowded and also to reach the place may not be that easy for the aged...  more »
  • This is a nice place to visit to see the views but be warned on a very hot day walking down the steps and back can be hard as it is very tiring in the heat  more »
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  • Nice place must visit if you go to mhabaleshwar. I suggest visit this place in monsoon season. Best place for photography lovers.
  • Nice point.. You will get nice views of mahabaleshwar Not good in hot summer.. But, definitely yes after rains.. It will blow your mind
  • It's must watch place for admiring scenic beauty of Mahabaleswar..... Kate's point, Echo Point, Needle and hole point and elephant head point are side by side.
  • Natural beauty at its peak.. very nice
  • Beautiful point to enjoy amazing view of beutiful valley.